10 Best Guided Hunting Experiences in the U.S.

Bag the trophy you've been dreaming about. 

10 Best Guided Hunting Experiences in the U.S.

If you're interested in sharpening your hunting skills, guided experiences present the ideal environment for developing them. Led by experts in the field, guided hunts can increase your success rate and help you bag that trophy you've been trying for. From mule deer to upland birds, here are the best guided hunting experiences in the U.S. 

Table Mountain Outfitters, Cheyenne, WY

Multiple guided hunts span two states for an experience you’ll cherish forever. Antelope, elk, and mule deer hunts on their Wyoming land have a nearly 100 percent success rate. For a more thrilling adventure, book a mountain lion hunt in Idaho that uses snowmobiles and other off-road vehicles as part of the experience.

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Clearwater Alaska Outfitters, Delta Junction, AK

Moose hunting is the biggest draw to this outfitter, especially since their guide is well respected in the local hunting community. You get up to 10 days to hunt down your trophy, and they’ll even send your meat to the processor for you. 

Raging Point Outfitters, Payson, AZ

If you’ve ever wanted to hunt predators like a predator, this place is for you. They offer day and night hunts for some of Arizona’s most predatory animals, including coyotes, mountain lions, and bobcats. If that's not your thing, Raging Point also offers elk, mule deer, and antelope hunts. 

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Central Florida Trophy Hunts, Cocoa, FL

Florida is the prime place in the country to hunt for alligators, and this family-owned outfitter will help you get the most from your experience. They combine their expertise of the area’s wildlife with affordability, and if you don’t shoot, you don’t pay! 

Red Bluff Lodge, Allendale, SC

With over 21 years of experience in South Carolina’s wilderness, this hunting lodge offers guided hikes for some of the state’s most highly coveted game. Book a hunt for wild hogs, deer, alligator, or turkey while experiencing the Lowcountry scenery and home cooking.

Prairie Highlands, Wood, SD

Elk and bison hunts are among the most notable hunts here, but you can also book a guided hunt for deer, antelope, prairie dogs, and turkey, among other game. They can tailor each hunt to your desires to give you the best experience.

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Cook's Bison Ranch, Wolcottville, IN

This family-owned hunting outfitter is located in an area well known for its massive deer and turkey populations. They raise their own herd of bison and can customize all aspects of your hunt for you, including making your hunt youth-friendly.

East Fork Ranch, Albany, MO

Northwest Missouri is a prime destination for bison hunts. All hunts on their 1,000-acre preserve are fully guided and include lodging and meals for three days. And when you’re done hunting for the day, you’ll love the fully loaded lodge complete with a movie theater, swimming pool, firing range, and more.

Allagash Guide Service, Allagash, ME

Maine’s best guide service is tucked in an area that’s been a prime hunting and sports destination since the 1800s. Their guided and semi-guided hunting trips take you to the best spots to find bear, moose, deer, coyote, and a number of upland birds.

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Litzen Guide Service, Kenai, AK

If you’re craving diversity, this hunting guide service focuses on many Alaska wildlife species throughout the year. Hunters can take their pick of hunting moose, wolves, black bears, caribou, and wolverines for varying fees and seasonality.

Alli Hill is a freelance content writer and mom of two. She spends most of her free time exploring the great outdoors by trail or by kayak. She is also the founder and director of FreelanceSpeak, a blog to support other freelance creatives.